Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

BY FREEMAN MAKOPA MAKOMBORERO Mark Madzinga, born and bred in Highfield, Harare, is the last born and only son of priest, Mark Madzinga, and the late Florence Madzinga. ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO CHINA-BASED multi-talented Zimbabwean Afro-jazz and pop singer, Whitney “Brity Yonly” Matiyanga (pictured) says she is overwhelmed by the level of talent exhibited by people who ...

BY TAFADZWA KACHIKO RENOWNED theatre practitioner Charles Munganasa (pictured) is vying for the Zanu PF Masvingo district youth affairs secretary post ahead of the district coordinating committee (DCC) ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI CELEBRATED and award-winning Isichatamiya gospel group Indosakusa the Morning Star member Nomore “Allah” Sibanda (pictured) has birthed a solo jazz project whose inspiration comes from ...

BY CARTER MAVHIZA THE unmistakable mbira sound fused into the western pop music marks the diversification and rejuvenation of Cris Gera’s trajectory in the music industry. From the ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI THE European Film Festival Zimbabwe 2020 is calling on filmmakers from across the country and those in the diaspora (Europe) to participate in the launch ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO AWARD-WINNING actress Rumbidzai “MC Rue” Musarurwa and dancehall singer Brenda “Lady B” Bechani have taken up new challenges as emcees with Westwood Sound Zimbabwe — ...

BY ADMIRE JAMU-MLAMBO UP-AND-COMING gospel musician David Tozivepi Chinaka (pictured), a teacher at Regina Mundi Girls High School in Gweru, is set to release his second album God ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI THE Hub UnConference at Shoko Festival is set to go virtual during its eighth edition which will be livestreamed on Facebook and YouTube, NewsDay Life ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO SOUTH AFRICA-BASED Zimbabwean hip-hop artiste Ngonidzashe “King 98” Dondo (pictured) yesterday said a string of collaborations with regional music heavyweights continued to open opportunities for ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI AWARD-WINNING Isichatamiya gospel group Indosakusa — The Morning Star on Saturday unveiled its seven-member junior group, Indosakusa Junior Stars, to back up the group due ...

By SIMBARASHE SITHOLE RISING Zimdancehall chanter Brianmore “Ding” Chipara has featured Soul Jah Love in a single track titled Kwamuri Baba. The track, which was released last week, ...

BY FREEMAN MAKOPA NEW YORK-BASED Zimbabwean actress and singer Vongai Shava (left) has been making great strides in foreign lands, featuring in a number of theatre productions and ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI AWARD-WINNING Bulawayo-born rapper, Peter “Muse” Chester (pictured) has released a saucy video for his latest single, I Want It, which has attracted a huge online ...

BY SIMBARASHE MUDHOKWANI THE Ndau Arts Festival (NdaFA) is sat to roll out a creative training project in which they will train young people in various traditional dances ...

BY TAFADZWA KACHIKO MAKE-UP artist and fashion designer Charmaine Muchanyuka (pictured) has revealed that her debut entry into acting, as she took a leading role in the film ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO LOCAL gospel star Sabastian Magacha (pictured) has expressed regret over some events that have taken place in his life, which have dented his musical career ...

BY FREEMAN MAKOPA SOUTH AFRICA-BASED Zimbabwean actor Lerroy Gopal has disclosed that he had two breakthroughs in his career and learning from his mistakes made him a better ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO ORGANISERS of the Zimbabwe Music Awards (Zima) yesterday said there would be more of public participation complemented by experts in the adjudication of the forthcoming ...

There is no doubt that 2020 has turned out to be a year unlike any other as the Corona Virus swept the globe altering the way that many ...

By Tarisai Mudahondo UP-AND-COMING gospel artiste Phyllis Nyasha Motsi Mapingure (pictured) has raised Zimbabwe’s flag high in South Africa where she is based. Do you have a coronavirus ...

BY TAFADZWA KACHIKO A NEW 30-minute magazine show, Jumbo Africa — co-presented by renowned actress Tinopona Katsande, veteran broadcasters Tonderai “TK” Katsande and Munyaradzi “DJ Munya” Milimo — ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO MBIRA Centre and Mbira Festival founder Albert Chimedza (pictured) is set to host the virtual Pan African Mbira fest from September 15 to 30 as ...

BY FREEMAN MAKOPA FAST-RISING Afro-pop artiste Freebouy (pictured), real name Benjamini Mlambo has disclosed that doing music in the remote area of Chipinge meant he had to work ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI BULAWAYO’s house music songstress Nomalanga “Nomah T” Tshuma (pictured) made her comeback last month with her new track Ngenzeni, which she dedicated to women, NewsDay ...

BY FREEMAN MAKOPA UNITED KINGDOM-BASED Zimbabwean Afro-pop artiste Theresa “Shanky” Shangazhike yesterday urged fellow female musicians to strive for greater heights and pursue other dreams beyond music. Do ...

BY TAFADZWA KACHIKO UNITED STATES-BASED versatile artiste Malcom “Meech La’flare” Chitsa has expressed his longing to connect with music lovers in Zimbabwe and have collaborations with local musicians. ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI BULAWAYO dancer and musician Sandra “Sandy” Ndebele-Sibindi (pictured) has said online music performances, which are now part of the “new normal” in light of the ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO UNITED KINGDOM-BASED Zimbabwean rising fashion designers-cum-founders of the FungaixRufaro fashion brand are set to showcase their designs for the first time at the prestigious Undiscovered ...

BY TAFADZWA KACHIKO COMMUNITY Arts Projects (CAP), an organisation that uses art to promote children’s rights recently donated hampers worth $12 000 to 100 vulnerable people and health ...